Boston Now Boasts Big Four: Celtics Will Go As Far As Rajon Rondo Takes Them

May 10th, 2010 by Richie Zawistowski Leave a reply »
This past season was a historic one for Rajon Rondo.

In his fourth year, Rondo eclipsed career-highs in what seemed like every statistical category. His 36.6 minutes, 50-percent field goal percentage, 9.8 assists, 2.3 steals, and 13.7 points were all career bests for the former Kentucky Wildcat.

Above all else, Rondo broke the Celtics franchise-record for assists in a season . His 794 assists surpassed the 60-year mark previously held by Hall-of-Famer Bob Cousy, who dropped 715 dimes during the 1959-60 season.

Rondo has emerged as a top point guard in the league. With his wonderful performance this postseason, the point guard has definitively become Boston’s best player. 

Not to take anything away from the Big Three—Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, and Kevin Garnett —but the Celtics have the best chance to win when Rondo controls the ball, and the tempo of the game. With Rondo controlling the game, the "Big Three" is no more.

That’s a good thing for Celtics fans.

Boston shouldn't diminish the opportunities for either Pierce, Allen, or Garnett. I am simply saying Rondo ...

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